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What drives some people to stand in the path of a wall of flame? Who are these brave, foolhardy, visionary firefighters? This intimate look at the elite groups that fight wildfires explores the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of these courageous few as they battle wilderness blazes from Alaska to Maine. From the grueling training of a smokejumper class in Montana, through harrowing fights with some up-close-and-personal wildfires, to a group of inspired conservationists who use fire as a tool for preservation, Karen Magnuson Beil takes readers where only a few have ventured--into the heart of one of natures most destructive and unpredictable forces: fire.

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ISBN:
9780152010423
Author:
Beil, Karen Magnuson
Author:
Magnuson-Beil, Karen
Photographer:
Beil, Karen Magnuson
Author:
Beil, Karen Magnuson
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Fires
Subject:
Forest fires
Subject:
Fire ecology
Subject:
Wildfires -- Prevention and control -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Wildfires
Subject:
Children s-Reference Careers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color photographs
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 0.63 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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